The female reader in the English novel : from Burney to Austen / Joe Bray
- Bray, Joe
- New York : Routledge, 2009.
- Physical Description:
- viii, 200 pages ; 24 cm.
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- Routledge studies in eighteenth-century literature ; 5
- Introduction: texts, bodies, readers -- "The easy communication of sentiments": Frances Burney, Charlotte Smith and the complications of sympathy -- "Reading responsive emotions": memoirs of Emma Courtney and memoirs of modern philosophers -- Elizabeth Inchbald: "reading as a critic, or rather as an author" -- Comparing "likeness" with "likeness": Belinda and the portrait -- "absorbed attention": Catherine Morland, Anne Elliot and Fanny Price.
- English prose literature—18th century—History and criticism
- Women—Books and reading—Great Britain—History—18th century
- English prose literature—19th century—History and criticism
- Women—Books and reading—Great Britain—History—19th century
- Women and literature—Great Britain—History—18th century
- Women and literature—Great Britain—History—19th century
- Authors and readers—Great Britain—History—18th century
- Authors and readers—Great Britain—History—19th century
- Literature and society—Great Britain—History—18th century
- Literature and society—Great Britain—History—19th century
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages -193) and index.
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